Fire Safety in Modern Wooden Buildings

By Multiple Presenters – Format: PowerPoint Videos – Length: Four Hours – Downloadable Handouts: Yes – Credit: AIA, Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC and HPO – Participants in this five module course will obtain valuable insight into the fire safety of light-wood frame and mass timber mid-rise buildings.

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Mid-Rise Construction in BC Past, Present & Future

By WoodWORKS BC: Format Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Handout: No. Changes to the British Columbia Building code in 2009 allow the construction of 6 storey wood-frame buildings in BC. This presentation provides a brief overview of the history, benefits and methods of mid-rise wood-frame construction.

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Mid-Rise Wood Design Code Provisions

By David Bowick – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. The presenter examines what is unique about the construction of mid-rise wood buildings and why mid-rise is not just like regular wood frame only bigger or just like concrete only using wood.

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Resources for Wood-Frame Mid-Rise Construction

Multiple Presenters: Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. This course will review three recently published documents created as resource materials for the design and construction of wood-frame mid-rise buildings. Each of the three documents will be reviewed by the authors of that document.

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Timber Pre-Fabrication of the Brock Commons Building

This course explores the successful completion of the 18-storey mass timber hybrid Brock Commons Tallwood House at UBC Vancouver, what was learned, the broader application of this approach to design and building, and where the industry goes from here. By Karla Fraser, Senior Project Manager, Urban One Builders Construction Management Inc., Vancouver, BC. Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes.

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U.K. Experience in Mid Rise Solid Timber Buildings

By Liam Dewer – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. This presentation aims to pass on some of the lessons learned by Liam to those involved or looking to become involved in the design, procurement and delivery of midrise solid timber buildings in North America.

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